Cancer Support Services

At Seton Support Services, we offer a comprehensive holistic approach of care for our patients and their family members. We use our vast network of professionals to provide the highest quality care and support available for your mind, body and spirit. Seton Support Services is a centralized resource that provides compassionate patient focused education, advocacy, integrative medicine, and health and fitness programs. Our goal is to enhance the quality of life and empower our patients, their caregivers, families and our community with the resources they need, when they need them. For more information about any of our services or programs please call Seton Support Services at 615.222.3234.

  • Education and Programs
    Ongoing Classes:
    • Defensive Eating
    • Care for the Caregiver
    • ACS Look Good Feel Better
    • Newly diagnosed breast cancer class

  • Patient Education/Advocacy
    • Genetic Testing
    • Hospice Services
    • Palliative Care
    • Preoperative Class for Breast Cancer Patients
    • ACS Reach to Recovery Program
    • Social Worker Assistance
    • Spiritual Counseling

  • Integrative Medicine
    Our program helps you access safe and effective therapies, such as acupuncture, massage therapy, aesthetic services and yoga. These Integrative Services are offered at our Saint Thomas Health hospitals and are recommended for use in combination with your traditional cancer care. You should always consult with you doctor about any therapies you are considering. For more information on our Integrative Medicine services, click here.

  • Rehabilitation
    Our Saint Thomas Outpatient Rehabilitation clinics offer physical therapy for oncology patients as well as the general orthopedic patient populations. Other treatment programs in our rehabilitation clinics include lymphedema, women's health, stretching and strength conditioning, pain management, balance problems and endurance training. We also offer occupational and speech therapies. For more information, please call 615.284.PT4U (7848). Requires a physician referral for insurance coverage.

  • Health and Wellness
    • ABC Program (After Breast Cancer)
      Funded by the Tennessee Breast Cancer Coalition, this program provides nutritional counseling, emotional support and exercise programs for breast cancer patients and survivors and is available at the Brentwood, Maryland Farms and Murfreesboro YMCA’s. For more information please call the Brentwood YMCA at 615.373.9622, the Maryland Farms YMCA at 615.373.2900 or the Rutherford Country YMCA at 615.895.5995.
    • H.O.P.E Program (Healing Through Optimism Persistence and Exercise)
      The H.O.P.E program seeks to restore optimum health through physical activity both during and after treatment. Our exercise physiologists are uniquely qualified to address the special needs of patients and survivors recovering from surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, and they provide support and encouragement to help participants incorporate physical fitness as part of a lifelong wellness choice. For more information call Saint Thomas West Hospital Wellness Center at 615.222.2056. Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital will be adding the program at a later date.

  • Yoga
    Beginning and intermediate yoga classes are offered every Thursday from 5:30 a.m. - 6:30 a.m. and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. -1 1:30 a.m. in our Saint Thomas West Hospital Wellness Center. This class combines pilates and gentle yoga postures designed for beginners and intermediates to help develop muscle tone, flexibility, improved posture and increased range of motion of still joints. Many participants report an increases sense of well-being with regular practice and a decrease in stress and anxiety as well. This form of exercise and movement is excellent for not only patients and survivors but for any community member who would like to attend.

  • Camp Bluebird
    A two and a half day weekend retreat where adult cancer patients and survivors are provided with education, support and encouragement in living life after a cancer diagnosis. For more information call 615.222.3847.

  • Spiritual Counseling Services
    As a faith-based organization, we offer counselors, chaplains and psychologists to assist you and your loved ones in need of spiritual or emotional support.

  • Pretty in Pink Boutique
    Conveniently located across the hall from the Center for Breast Health in Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital, Pretty in Pink offers products and services that assist breast cancer patients throughout their journey to help maintain a dignified, positive self-image. View Web site.

  • Transportation
    • Gas Cards
    • American Cancer Society Volunteers

  • Hope Lodge
    The American Cancer Society's Memorial Foundation Hope Lodge is a residential-type support center for cancer patients and their families who must travel away from home for treatment. The Lodge offers free lodging facilities in a warm, caring, supportive environment that is conducive to the special needs of those who stay there. Virtual Tour

  • Seton Lodge
    For family members of patients undergoing cancer treatment who cannot afford accommodations, Seton Lodge offers overnight accommodations at a reduced rate.

  • Financial Assistance

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Contact Information

Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital
2000 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37236
Phone 615.284.5555
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Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital
1700 Medical Center Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Phone 615.396.4100
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Saint Thomas West Hospital
4220 Harding Road
Nashville, TN 37205
Phone 615.222.2111
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